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All you need to know about gestational diabetes

It typically emerges between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy, causing an increase in blood sugar levels. 

12 May 2018 7:29 PM

Prenatal marijuana use can affect infant size, behaviour: Study

Nearly 30 per cent of women who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy also report using marijuana

11 May 2018 7:38 PM

Study finds eating fast food linked to infertility in women

Women who rarely or never ate fast food have 8 pc risk of infertility, while those who do have double the risk.

10 May 2018 8:49 AM

Walking may help your chance of becoming pregnant

Here is what a new study has found.

09 May 2018 7:31 PM

Breaking the myth of ‘perfect mom’

We explore what all it takes for one to embrace the tough side of pregnancy and motherhood.

09 May 2018 12:50 AM


Study finds link between antipsychotic treatment during pregnancy, gestational diabetes

The study appears in the journal American Journal of Psychiatry. 

08 May 2018 5:09 PM

Heating food in microwave can hamper your fertility

Heating plastic containers in the microwave releases 95 percent of all chemicals.

08 May 2018 3:18 PM

Foetal immune rejection may cause preterm labour: study

An initial infection in the mother can result in inflammation and arouse the foetal immune system.

30 Apr 2018 5:13 PM

MP: 14-year-old girl gang-raped for over two months, 3 held

Three accused, identified as Saurabh Chakravarty, Pramod Chakravarty and Honey Chakravarty, have been arrested.

28 Apr 2018 9:20 PM

Air pollution linked to fertility treatment failure, says study

Past research has linked high concentrations of air pollutants produced by fossil fuels or wood to heart disease, stroke and inflammation.

27 Apr 2018 8:27 AM


It's better to induce than watch and wait!

Turns out, it is better to induce the labour than to wait and watch, a new research has stated.

26 Apr 2018 9:11 PM

New test raises concern over sex-selective abortions in India, China

Experts fear pin-prick test could fuel a 'genocide' of female babies.

26 Apr 2018 4:22 PM

Binge drinking during pregnancy could lead to alcohol abuse in kid

Offspring of binge-drinking mothers were less responsive to natural stimuli.

26 Apr 2018 4:00 PM

Study finds mother's depression tied to children’s emotional, intellectual development

According to researchers, these children show smaller vocabulary and poorer comprehension skills.

26 Apr 2018 8:19 AM

Why moms-to-be should cut off caffeine

Here is what a new study has found.

24 Apr 2018 1:13 PM


Kate Middleton gives birth to baby boy

Kate suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, or severe levels of nausea and vomiting, during the early stages of all her pregnancies.

23 Apr 2018 5:58 PM

Now, a male contraceptive sans side effects

Condoms and surgical vasectomy are the only safe forms of birth control currently available for men.

21 Apr 2018 4:32 PM

Mother's early menopause affects daughter's fertility

Women who delay motherhood till the late 30s often face infertility.

21 Apr 2018 4:15 PM

Study finds high-sugar diet in children tied to lower cognitive development

Study also found children whose mothers ate large amounts of processed foods and drank sugary sodas during pregnancy scored lower on tests.

21 Apr 2018 12:46 PM

New underwear to help men keep cool!

Named the Snowballs, the undie comes in stretchable organic cotton material and removable scrotum cooling pad. 

19 Apr 2018 3:45 PM